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Best Albums of 1973

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Genesis, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, The Stooges, Paul McCartney & Wings, David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen.
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,529 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:139,327
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,023 votes)
Comments: 345 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:692 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:20,293
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:91
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,143 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:516 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:16,435
Rank in 1970s31Overall Rank:118
Average Rating:  84/100 (784 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:563 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:14,565
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:135
Average Rating:  84/100 (696 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:467 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:14,538
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:136
Average Rating:  83/100 (602 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:469 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:10,202
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:204
Average Rating:  80/100 (621 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:425 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:9,782
Rank in 1970s54Overall Rank:216
Average Rating:  83/100 (588 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:359 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:7,226
Rank in 1970s77Overall Rank:283
Average Rating:  81/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:6,192
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:328
Average Rating:  82/100 (632 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:5,041
Rank in 1970s101Overall Rank:399
Average Rating:  80/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Status Quo 4 0%
Elvis Presley 4 0%
James Brown 3 0%
The Wailers 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 344 42%
United Kingdom 208 26%
Germany 34 4%
Brazil 33 4%
Italy 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
Jamaica 17 2%
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